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Cyprus Bank Collapse Hits Ukrainian Investors

March 28, 2013, 2:43 pm

Cyprus Banks: Russian investors aren’t the only ones burned by Cyprus’s banking troubles. Ukrainians also kept billions in Cypriot accounts—some are now considering Swiss [...]

Cyprus Banks Reopen

March 28, 2013, 8:37 am

Cyprus Banks re-opened Thursday after closing to the public two weeks ago to prevent a bank run.

European Parliamentarians Grumble Over Trek to Strasbourg

March 11, 2013, 1:43 pm

Every month, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are required to move their operations to Strasbourg, France from headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, for a four-day [...]

Microsoft Fined $732 Million by EU

March 7, 2013, 7:15 am

The European Union has fined Microsoft for failing to provide European users a choice of using alternate web browsers.

EU Moves to Limit Bankers’ Bonuses from 2014

February 28, 2013, 10:47 am

The European Union reached an accord to cap banker’s bonuses at a maximum of twice their base salary. The rule should be part of national law starting 2014, but member [...]

EU General Calls for Better Equipment in Mali

February 21, 2013, 9:05 am

The EU training mission to Mali launched this week. As the Malian Army, known for human rights abuses, is strengthened, rights groups call for oversight.

Patents One-Stop Shop to Save Irish Business Millions

February 20, 2013, 4:39 pm

Irish innovators received a significant boost on Tuesday when the Minister Bruton TD signed the Unified Patent Court Agreement in Brussels.

‘You Irish have it in your heart’ – Commissioner Georgieva

February 20, 2013, 4:02 pm

As Ireland takes up its post of EU Presidency, can a small nation on the edge of Europe make any difference in the fight against world poverty?

US Horsemeat Makes its Way to European Union

February 20, 2013, 6:19 am

Many are concerned that slaughtered American horses, which were not raised for human consumption, could eventually make their way into the food chain.

Ukraine Will Sign Agreement With EU, Says PM

January 16, 2013, 12:38 am

Ukraine hopes to sign an EU association agreement this year, which could pave the way for a full EU membership. Ukraine’s prime minister says he is willing to make the [...]

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